Jaguar XK

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

89
Priced From $84,500
MPG 20.0
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CarReview.com

02/03/11
2011-02-03
89
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David Colman David Colman Score Pending 2011 Jaguar XK Coupe

The “R” version of the XK is the first fully worthy successor to the legendary XKE that Jaguar has produced in the 40 years that have elapsed since the demise of the original model.

AutoSavant.com

03/01/11
2011-03-01
84
100

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Kevin Miller Kevin Miller Score Pending 2011 Jaguar XK Coupe

I came to be intoxicated by the combination of style and power by the end of my week with the XK-R, which is what owning a personal luxury-sport coupe is all about. Who needs practicality when you have a 510 horsepower Jaguar coupe?

Motor Trend

11/11/11
2011-11-11
91
100

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Nate Martinez Nate Martinez Score Pending 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

It is easy to understand why the XKR-S should be extremely popular with Jaguar fans, with its uncharacteristic speed and lithe cornering abilities. And when it comes to rarity, bombshell looks, and a truly earth-shaking voice, this cat’s got them all beat.

AutoGuide.com

01/05/12
2012-01-05
90
100

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Nauman Farooq Nauman Farooq Score Pending 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

Despite all the hardcore trimmings and its immense capabilities, it’s tough for the XKR-S to escape its routes as a Grand Tourer – but it may perhaps be the grandest of them all, able to dice it up with the best while making minimal sacrifices.

TheTruthAboutCars.com

03/15/12
2012-03-15
91
100

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Alex Dykes Alex Dykes Score Pending 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

The XKR-S was built for three things: going fast, screaming like a banshee and making passengers wet themselves. Without a doubt, the XKR-S is a significant evolution of the standard XK.

AutoBlog.com

06/07/12
2012-06-07
90
100

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Chris Paukert Chris Paukert Score Pending 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

The XKR-S manages to balance Jaguar’s historic mantle of grace with pace, a surprisingly cohesive package that can be driven every day and savaged on weekends.

Car and Driver

08/27/10
2010-08-27
85
100

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Jared Gall Jared Gall 6.6 out of 10 2011 Jaguar XK Coupe

The XK is a stunning car to look at, to be inside, and to drive. It feels special and substantive, and everything that makes it so is standard. Jaguar fortified it with this bigger engine. We agree. (And if somebody could permanently banish the electrical gremlins, we’d agree to that, too.)

New Car Test Drive

01/07/11
2011-01-07
88
100

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Sam Moses Sam Moses 7.2 out of 10 2011 Jaguar XK Coupe

The Jaguar XK excels as the gentleman’s sports car. Brilliant British 5.0-liter V8, aluminum monocoque chassis, active suspension, big brakes. Sensational and sensuous classic styling.

Business Week

05/17/11
2011-05-17
91
100

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Thane Peterson Thane Peterson 7.2 out of 10 2011 Jaguar XK Coupe

The 2011 Jaguar XKR Coupe is insanely fast, elegant-looking, and starts at less than 100 grand. It also creates a stir wherever you take it.

Car and Driver

09/16/11
2011-09-16
91
100

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Tony Swan Tony Swan 7.2 out of 10 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S is handsome, comfortable, and meticulously assembled, as well as seriously fast. The luxury GT game has a compelling new player.

CNET.com

03/30/12
2012-03-30
91
100

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Antuan Goodwin Antuan Goodwin 7.2 out of 10 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S makes great power with its supercharged V-8 engine and backs it up with fantastic, grippy handling. Slinky styling and a throaty exhaust make this Jaguar nearly as nice to watch from the outside as it is to drive.

MotorWeek

03/30/12
2012-03-30
93
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review MotorWeek 7.2 out of 10 2012 Jaguar XK Coupe

The 2012 Jaguar XKR-S is indeed the fastest production Jaguar ever, and incredibly enough, it accomplished this without losing any “Jag-ness” along the way.

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